Back and spinal injuries are some of the most difficult and life changing health issues that a person can suffer. Many types of traumatic accidents can cause a serious back injury that can cause catastrophic injuries and permanent physical impairment to a person. These back and spinal cord injuries can not only require significant medical treatment, but can also change a person's day to day life as well as end a person's career.
If you or a family member have suffered a traumatic back or spinal cord injury in a accident, please feel free to submit an inquiry or send an e-mail to Texas spinal cord and back injury lawyer Jason Coomer. He handles catastrophic injury cases including traumatic spinal cord injuries, traumatic brain injuries, and traumatic back injuries.
The Injured Person and their Family Should Focus on Healing after a Catastrophic Back Injury and Spinal Cord Injury, While Their Lawyer Litigates the Catastrophic Back Injury and Spinal Cord Injury Lawsuit with the Insurance Company and Large Corporation
The human body has remarkable healing potential. Combining determination, proper medical attention, knowledge about an injury, and focus on the healing process can greatly help most injuries. Hiring a lawyer to battle the insurance companies and responsible parties will allow the injured person to focus on the healing process.
If you or a loved one have suffered a traumatic spinal cord injury or other serious back injury including a severed spinal cord, broken vertebrae, crushed discs, herniated discs, or a bulged discs; the most important thing you can do is to find a good medical doctor to assess the injury so you know what you are dealing with and how to best treat the injury. From physical therapy and steroid injections to back surgeries (lumbar diskectomy, cervical fusion, and other lumbar or cervical procedures), there are many different ways to treat a back injury and it is important to know what will work best for you.
The second step is determine how to pay for the necessary medical treatment and if necessary hire an attorney to thoroughly investigate the accident that caused the injury, all potentially responsible parties, and all insurance coverage that may apply.
Catastrophic injury lawyer, Jason Coomer handles a variety of Texas injury lawsuits including automobile accident claims (car wrecks, truck collisions, bus collisions, run over bicyclists, and motorcycle accidents); serious falls; electrocutions; fires; smoke inhalation; toxic exposure; industrial accidents; misuse of equipment; falling objects; explosions; and shattered glass.
For a free evaluation of your Texas Back Injury or Spinal Cord Injury Lawsuit, contact The Law Offices of Jason S. Coomer. Please include your name, the date of the accident, location of accident, the extent of injuries, the type of injuries suffered, and a brief description on how the injuries were suffered.
Texas Traumatic Back Injury Lawsuits including Spinal Cord Injury Lawsuits as well as Crushed Disc, Bulged Disc, and Herniated Disc Lawsuits
A serious back injury or spinal cord injury can cause extreme pain and paralysis requiring back surgery, physical therapy, home health care providers, and medical devices & equipment. Recovering from a back injury or spinal cord injury case take years and in many instances full impairment may never be obtained. In the more severe cases, the injured person may need help in their day to day life and may not be able to do many of things that they were able to do prior to the traumatic back injury or spinal cord injury.
The human spinal cord is a nerve center in the body that is surrounded by 33 bones or vertebrae. Located between each vertebrae is a spinal disc which is a liquid filled disc shaped pouch. These discs are stacked on top of one another and act as shock absorbers allowing the spine to flex, bend, and twist. When functioning properly, the vertebrae and discs protect the spinal cord allowing nerve impulses to travel from and to the brain to other parts of the body. This allows us to experience sensations, move our bodies, and control many bodily functions.
Problems arise when the vertebrae, discs, or spinal cord are injured. Broken vertebrae can damage and impinge on discs or the spinal cord causing extreme pain, numbness, and loss of control of bodily functions. Back injuries can occur through many different types of traumatic events and can result in paralysis, pain, and impairment. Depending where and how severe the injury is will determine what type and how severe the paralysis.
Cervical Decompression and Fusion Surgery, Lumbar Decompression and Fusion Surgery, and Spinal Implants (Spinal Cord and Back Surgery)
Fortunately, medical science has come a long way in treating back injuries and spinal cord injuries. Good neurosurgeons and orthopedic surgeons can often perform back surgery that can help severe spinal cord and back injuries.
Some types of back and neck surgery include:
Artificial Disc Replacement - is a procedure that involves replacing a painful disc that is causing chronic back pain with an artificial disc that provides pain relief without compromising the spine's natural anatomical structure.
Cervical Spinal Fusion - uses a bone graft in the cervical or neck/upper back to stop the motion at a painful vertebral segment for the purpose of decreasing pain generated from the damaged part of the cervical back, upper back, or neck.
Cervical Decompression Surgery - Decompression surgery involves removing a small portion of the bone over the nerve root and/or disc material from under the nerve root to relieve pinching of the nerve and provide more room for the nerve to heal. Depending on the patient's condition including cervical impingement an Ananterior Cervical Decompression Surgery (Discectomy), a Posterior Cervical Decompression and Fusion Surgery (Microdiscectomy), or a combination of operating from the front and back of the patient may be used.
Cervical Decompression and Fusion Surgery - Decompression surgery involves removing a small portion of the bone over the nerve root and/or disc material from under the nerve root to relieve pinching of the nerve and provide more room for the nerve to heal. The decompression surgery will sometimes de-stabilize the spine and create the need for a fusion to add stability. In these cases spinal instrumentation (such as a small plate) can also be used to help add stability to the spinal construct. Depending on the patient's cervical impingement an Ananterior Cervical Decompression Surgery (Discectomy) or a Posterior Cervical Decompression (Microdiscectomy) and Fusion Surgery (Discectomy) or a combination of operating from the front and back of the patient may be used.
Lumbar Spinal Fusion - uses a bone graft in the lumbar or lower part of a person's back to stop the motion at a painful vertebral segment for the purpose of decreasing pain generated from the damaged part of the lumbar or lower back.
Lumbar Decompression Surgery (Laminectomy) - Decompression surgery involves removing a small portion of the bone over the nerve root and/or disc material from under the nerve root to relieve pinching of the nerve and provide more room for the nerve to heal.
Lumbar Decompression and Fusion Surgery - The decompression and fusion surgeries are often used together because decompression surgery involves removing a small portion of the bone over the nerve root and/or disc material from under the nerve root to relieve pinching of the nerve and provide more room for the nerve to heal. Thus, decompression surgery or a laminectomy will sometimes de-stabilize the spine and create the need for a fusion to add stability. In these cases spinal instrumentation (such as a small plate) can also be used to help add stability to the spinal construct.
In addition to the above back surgeries, there are numerous implants and spinal devices as well as injections that can help people recover from back and spinal cord injuries. These procedures and devices can reduce pain cause by back injuries as well as help reduce impairment. However, it is extremely important when considering back surgery or other spinal procedures to make sure that you have a competent doctor and medical staff that you trust. A failed back surgery or defective medical device can cause more impairment, pain, and health problems than none at all. It is important to understand the risks of any back surgery or medical treatment.
Texas Catastrophic Back and Spinal Cord Injury Lawyer Handles Severe Back Injury Lawsuits Including Paralysis, Significant Impairment, Herniation, and Back Surgery Lawsuits
As a Texas catastrophic back injury and spinal cord injury lawyer, Jason Coomer handles a variety of traumatic back injury and spinal cord injury lawsuits including bike and cycling accident lawsuits, truck collision lawsuits, drunk driver lawsuits, bus accident lawsuits, pedestrian crosswalk accident lawsuits, helicopter crash lawsuits, medical malpractice lawsuits, premises liability lawsuits, motorcycle Accident lawsuits, catastrophic injury construction accident lawsuits, home accident lawsuits, defective product lawsuits, trucking accident lawsuits serious fall lawsuits, dangerous condition lawsuits, taxi cab accident lawsuits, trench collapse and excavator accident lawsuits, watercraft and jet ski accident lawsuits, road construction accident lawsuits (improper warning or barricade), and automobile accident lawsuits. He also handles traumatic brain injury lawsuits and fatal accident lawsuits including accidental death lawsuits, fatal DWI lawsuit, workplace death & injury lawsuits, and wrongful death and survival actions.
Texas back injury and spinal cord injury lawyer Jason Coomer
helps seriously injured individuals and the families of
people that have been wrongfully injured or killed assert
their rights after an accident or crash. Whether a person is
injured by a hazardous trap, falling object, helicopter
crash, serious fall, dangerous defect, careless actions, or
the negligence of another, individuals often need assistance
from a Texas Catastrophic Back and Spinal Cord Injury Lawyer
in dealing with and seeking money compensation from
insurance companies and large corporations for the damages
that they have suffered.
As a Texas Back Injury attorney, Jason Coomer has been fortunate enough to represent some really good people that have suffered serious back injuries & spinal cord injuries and were caught by the system. He has helped clients obtain money compensation for hundreds of thousands of dollars in medical bills, tens of thousands of dollars in past lost wages, and hundreds of thousands of dollars in future lost wages & damage to career, hundreds of thousands of dollars for impairment, disfigurement, and future medical. The money compensation has helped individuals go back to school to begin new careers, obtain quality health care, and families hold onto their home. Jason Coomer works hard to make a difference in people's lives spending a vast amount of time battling insurance companies, investigating injury claims, researching law, reading medical records, deposing experts and negligent actors, working with clients to determine damages, creating liability exposure estimates, and pulling together multimedia presentations for mediations, trials, and arbitrations.
Catastrophic Back Injury and Spinal Cord Injury Lawyers
As an Austin Texas Spinal Cord and Back Injury Lawyer, Houston Back Herniation Lawyer, and San Antonio Spinal Cord Injury Lawyer, Jason Coomer has worked on a wide variety of cases and has had the opportunity to work with and against some excellent lawyers including Dallas Back Injury Lawyers, Houston Spinal Cord Injury Lawyers, San Antonio Personal Injury Lawyers, and Austin Personal Injury Lawyers. As a catastrophic injury and wrongful death complex litigation lawyer, Jason Coomer often assembles litigation teams of Texas Personal Injury Lawyers for the large catastrophic injury lawsuits. His litigation teams often work together to litigate cases and build multimedia presentations for mediations, arbitrations, hearings, and trials. He understands that he is dealing with someone's life and the devastation that has been caused by a catastrophic injury or loss of a loved one. He provides individualized attention to his injured clients and works for their best interests.
If you have been seriously injured or have lost a loved one through the wrongful actions of another, feel free to contact me with your name, date of accident, location of accident, nature of the injuries or loss, and name of the potential defendant. Texas catastrophic injury lawyer, Jason Coomer is available for a free review of your potential Texas Spinal Cord Injury Personal Injury Lawsuit.